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Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint With These Energy-Saving Tips
By November 11, 2016 Read More →

Reduce Your Home’s Carbon Footprint With These Energy-Saving Tips

Do you believe that humans are changing the climate? As of today, the debate over carbon dioxide and climate change continues to rage. But regardless of your political standpoint, there’s always a case for reducing electricity use. Because who doesn’t like saving money, right?

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$500 Renovations That Will Boost Your Home’s Value and Speed Up Your Sale
By November 1, 2016 Read More →

$500 Renovations That Will Boost Your Home’s Value and Speed Up Your Sale

The idea of home renovations when you’re selling your home can be unpopular because of the cost and time that can go into sprucing up a place you’re about to leave behind. However, making a few simple, economical touches can go a long way to capitalizing on your home’s value and making a difference in dollars.

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Dealing with Mice: Peppermint Oil, Dryer Sheets and Other Crazy Tricks to Try
By October 28, 2016 Read More →

Dealing with Mice: Peppermint Oil, Dryer Sheets and Other Crazy Tricks to Try

There are things that everyone shares: the need for food, the search for love, and the intrusion of mice into our homes. But don’t despair! There are several ways to deter and remove mice.

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What Types of Coverage Are Included in Standard Home Insurance Policies? Let’s Take a Look
By September 28, 2016 Read More →

What Types of Coverage Are Included in Standard Home Insurance Policies? Let’s Take a Look

Every insurance policy is different and can provide certain levels of protection tailored towards the needs of the policy holder. However, there are some standard types of coverage that are included in most basic home insurance policies.

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Growing Your Wealth: 3 Reasons Why Real Estate Is the Ultimate Long-Term Investment
By September 9, 2016 Read More →

Growing Your Wealth: 3 Reasons Why Real Estate Is the Ultimate Long-Term Investment

While many people may be hesitant to consider real estate as a viable long-term investment, owning property has a steady historical track record and isn’t as volatile as other investment markets can be.

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4 Neglected Home Maintenance Tasks That Are a Must
By May 25, 2016 Read More →

4 Neglected Home Maintenance Tasks That Are a Must

There are a number of home maintenance tasks that are easy to forget about in favor of more obvious renovations, but forgetting to do some of them can end up costing you a lot down the road. If you’re hoping to keep your home in tip-top shape, here are a few tasks that you shouldn’t forget about.

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3 Ikea Hacks That Can Be Done in a Weekend’s Time
By May 20, 2016 Read More →

3 Ikea Hacks That Can Be Done in a Weekend’s Time

Whether you’re moving into your first apartment or preparing to purchase a second home, Ikea is a favorite for those trying to economically fill up the extra space in their home. While Ikea may have plenty of inexpensive options that you might not think can be dressed up, there are actually a lot of simple pieces that you can add to for a stylish, DIY look that will take no time at all.

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A Quick and Easy Guide to Hiring the Best Contractor for Your Pre-Sale Home Renovations
By May 6, 2016 Read More →

A Quick and Easy Guide to Hiring the Best Contractor for Your Pre-Sale Home Renovations

If you’re planning to complete some renovations on your home before putting it on the market, you may be unsure of the best way to go about finding the right contractor for the job. Here’s how you can get to the bottom of who will work the best for you.

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2016 Kitchen Decor Trends to Inspire Your Renovations
By May 5, 2016 Read More →

2016 Kitchen Decor Trends to Inspire Your Renovations

A kitchen upgrade may seem like the sort of renovation that will cost a pretty penny, but there are a lot of funky things you can do that will add an easy accent and make for a current look. If you’re planning some home improvements in 2016, here are some upcoming trends you may want to try out.

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3 Budget-Friendly DIY Weekend Renovations to Step into Spring
By April 1, 2016 Read More →

3 Budget-Friendly DIY Weekend Renovations to Step into Spring

The springtime is often the best time of the year for cleaning up and getting rid of old items, but with its proximity to the winter months it can still be hard to commit to large-scale renovations. If you’re looking for some small fixes to give your home a seasonal boost, here are a few options that won’t take up a lot of time.

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